Art & utopia

 
 
Ingo Niermann - Solution 295-304 - Mare Amoris
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Solution
forthcoming
Against globalization's noxious exploitation of maritime resources, Ingo Nierman provides new practical, technological, and metaphysical scenarios to renew the relationship between men and the sea.
These are Situationist Times! - An Inventory of Reproductions, Deformations, Modifications, Derivations, and Transformations
2020
English edition
Torpedo
An in-depth history of the landmark situationist international periodical edited by artist Jacqueline de Jong from 1962–67. This lavishly illustrated publication features many previously unseen archival material, historical texts and new commissioned contributions.
The Floor Is Uneven - Does It Slope?
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A multidisciplinary anthology—ranging from fiction and photography to academic essays—inspired by the provocative architectural theories of Madeline Gins and Arakawa.
Matt Lock - Suffering Vehicles
2019
no text
Nieves
A series of illustrations depicting automobiles set in a chaotic post-apocalyptic world, inspired by the dystopian aesthetics of the 1980s and 1990s.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Fourier au Japon
2019
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
The reception of Charles Fourier's thought in Japan.
Wilfrid Almendra - Light Boiled like Liquid Soap
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Light Boiled like Liquid Soap is an immersive installation by Wilfrid Almendra featuring radio transmissions and a series of sculptural elements made of copper, plaster, and silicone in various states of dematerialization. Combining found and repurposed materials, the works attest to notions of desire, circulation, and flux, from protective spaces of retreat to global economies of exchange.
Andrea Pichl -
2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph: an overview of Andrea Pichl's sculptural, drawn and photographic work, with four essays.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Dans l\'orbe du surréalisme – Charles Fourier redécouvert – II. Si grand avec ses faucons et ses étoiles
2018
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
Second volume of a special issue devoted to the rediscovery of Charles Fourier's oeuvre by the Surrealists. This volume focuses on André Breton's passionate interest in Fourier, through correspondence (Pierre Naville, Georges Sirot, Jean Gaulmier, Émile Lehouck) and texts by Georges Bataille and Raoul Vaneigem.
Pierre-Jean Giloux - Invisible Cities
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
This first monograph accompanies a series of videos inspired by the Metabolist utopist architecture movement, created in 1959 in Japan. The videos bring together several portraits of Japanese towns, combining digital images with filmed or photographed images of social and urban reality.
Tacet - The sounds of Utopia
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tacet
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
The sound arts and experimental music annual review's 4th issue, on the theme of utopias.
Revolution Every Day – A Calendar - 1917-2017
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This unique, small format companion to the exhibition “Revolution Every Day” is inspired by the tradition of Soviet tear-off calendars. The book has 365 calendar pages with daily entries featuring a range of images and texts drawn from primary and archival source materials that explore the historical and experiential dimensions of revolution. It presents short essays and original contributions from curators, artists, and scholars, and illustrations of all of the works in the exhibition.
Cahiers Charles Fourier
2017
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
Five articles (by René Schérer, Bernard Desmars et Daniel Chérouvrier, Nathalie Brémand, Hélène Guérin, Jérôme Duwa), an unpublished document (a letter from Fourier written in 1834) and a great number of reading notes which demonstrate the significant vitality of the research on Fourier, Fourierism, and utopia.
Mark Thomas Gibson - Early Retirement
2017
no text
Edition Patrick Frey
Mark Thomas Gibson questions the long-lost quest for utopia in the USA through a narrative that brings together the high and low visual languages of painting and comics.
À l\'Ouest toute ! - Travailleuses de Bretagne et d\'ailleurs
2017
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An account of a three-year research program focusing on working women's struggles in Britany: the publication provides an overview of the studies and artworks produced within the framework of the program, as well as extracts of lectures and a set of original archives.
Utopia/Dystopia
2017
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Companion book / reader to the eponymous exhibition at MAAT, Lisbon. It features previously unpublished essays on the ongoing transition from the notion of utopia toward its mirror image: dystopia.
Riccardo Giacconi - The Variational Status
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Artist and researcher Riccardo Giacconi investigates the relationship between a range of narrative forms (puppetry, street storytellers, flyers and pamphlets) and a series of pre-political acts of revolt staged between Italy and South America. This publication documents his research project and features a series of texts, notes, archives, illustrations, and interviews.
Philippe Cazal - Retour en avant
2017
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Eight slogans from the May 68 events in France, in duplex printing (artist's book).
Espace(s) - L\'espace, lieu d\'utopies
2017
French edition
Espace(s)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Espace(s)
“Space and utopia” issue.
 Élise Florenty & Marcel Türkowsky - One head too many / Une tête en trop / Ein Kopf zu viel
2017
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Trilingual monograph investigating five film-projects by the French-German duo. The publication features a series of essays and a high-quality photographic documentation.
Situations, dérives, détournements - Statuts et usages de la littérature et des arts chez Guy Debord
2017
French edition
Art Book Magazine
The use and status of literature and arts in Guy Debord's thought.
Neural - Inconvenient Utopias
2017
English edition
Neural
Near Future Laboratories, Brendan Howell, Julian Priest, Jason Kahn, Robert Pravda, Nicolas Maigret and Maria Roszkowska, Liam Young, Cinema Lascado exhibition, Cinnamon Colomboscope 2016, news and reviews in hacktivism, emusic and new media art…
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Dans l\'orbe du surréalisme – Charles Fourier redécouvert – I. Avec Simone Debout-Oleszkiewicz
2016
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
currently out of stock
First volume of a special issue devoted to the rediscovery of Charles Fourier's oeuvre by the Surrealists. This volume focuses on the pioneer works of philosopher Simone Debout, including early and recent works, and an unpublished correspondence with André Breton. The issue also features an introduction by Florent Perrier & Gérard Roche, and texts and essays by Charles Fourier, Philippe Audoin, André Breton, Michel Butor, Roger Garaudy, Annie Le Brun, Robert Pagès, Octavio Paz, Raymond Queneau and Alejandra Riera.
In the Canyon, Revise The Canon - Savoir utopique, pédagogie radicale et artist-run community art space en Californie du sud
2016
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
The artistic and pedagogical experimentations and the alternative networks developed in California from the late sixties.
Ingo Niermann - Solution 257 - Complete Love – A novel
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Solution
Set during the 2011 Occupy movement, the tell of a love revolution started by an army of activists willing to bring justice and equality for all on an intimate level.
Florence Pazzottu - Frères numains - Discours aux classes intermédiaires
2016
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
(last copies available!)
A both poetic and political text which supports the French social movement that began on 31 March 2016.


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